Links

We have tried in this web site to provide some useful information on 20th Century glass, but there is a wealth of information out there for you on the Internet. We hope that you will find some of these links useful, and ask you to remember that once you leave our site to view somebody else's site we have no control on the information that you may find there. Please view our Web Site Terms and Conditions for where we will and will not take responsibility.

  Magazines, journals and associations:

Antiques Trade Gazette - a useful source for information on trade fairs that offer 20th Century glass as well as antiques.

The National Glass Fair - The National Glass Fair is Britain’s leading antique and collectable glass fair. Exhibitors offer a wide choice of glassware, including 20th century glass.

The Glass Circle - a group of 400+ collectors and experts on glass (including 20th century glass) who meet regularly and issue a magazine.

The Glass Association - concerns itself with all types of glass, both historical and contemporary, and through its visits, meetings and publications, seeks to cater for a wide range of glass interests.

  Museums:

The Corning Museum of Glass - Founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works (now Corning Incorporated) as a gift to the nation (USA) for the company’s 100th anniversary, The Corning Museum of Glass has an amazing online catalogue of both antique and modern glass.

The Victoria and Albert Museum - Britain's answer to the Corning with online images of its glass collection.

The Broadfield House Glass Museum - One of the best glass collections in the world can be found at Broadfield House Glass Museum in the historic Stourbridge Glass Quarter. The displays range from the 17th century up to the present day.

  Forums

20th Century Forum - a forum which can help you identify a glass object from the last century.

Glass Message Board - another forum which can help you identify a glass object from the last century.

Other vendors: 

If you can't find what you are looking for on this web site then the following vendors have impressed us with their knowledge and integrity:

20th Century Glass - supply a wide range of 20th century glass.

Nigel Benson Glass - have been selling 2oth century English and Irish glass since 1986.

Books:

We recommend the following books on 20th Century glass:

Starting to Collect Antique Glass by John Sandon (1 Jan. 1999)

Miller's Collecting Glass; the Facts at your Fingertips (Miller's Collectors' Guides) by Sarah Yates, Mark West, and David McCarron (12 Oct. 2000)

Warman's Glass (Encyclopedia of Antiques and Collectibles) by Ellen T. Schroy (Sep. 1999)

Wedgwood Glass by Susan Tobin (2001)

Standard Encyclopedia of Carnival Glass by Mike Carwhile (and associated price guide) (2010)

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